Serving dish

Object Number: 
1977.80
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/4 x 8 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. ( 8.3 x 21.9 x 26.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center of bowl: "L A D" in script engraved: front of bowl: "Laura A. Dayton/ from her husband/ Charles Dayton/ 1874 January 29, 1899" in script stamped: on base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 10993 MAKERS 6334/ STERLING SILVER/ 925-1000/ T"
Description: 
Wrought and cast Colonial Revival presentation serving dish with Art Nouveau decoration; deep, ovoid bowl-shaped body with a heart shaped depression in the center; bowl seated on four cast, scrolled trefoil feet; c-scroll and floral repoussé chased decoration around the center depression; cast, c-scroll foliate decoration with grapes, wheat sheaves, and scallop motifs applied around the flared rim; center of the bowl engraved, "L A D" in script; front of the bowl engraved, "Laura A. Dayton/ from her husband/ Charles Dayton/ 1874 January 29, 1899" in script; makers' marks on base.
Gallery Label: 
This serving dish was a gift to the donor's mother, Laura Augusta Webb Newman, from her father, Charles Willoughby Dayton, on the occassion of their twenthy-fifth wedding anniversary, January 29, 1899.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Laura Dayton Denby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group